Nov 9, 2020

China sends ‘world’s first 6G’ test satellite into orbit

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The telecoms industry is still several years away from agreeing on 6G’s specifications, so it is not yet certain the tech being trialled will make it into the final standard.

It involves use of high-frequency terahertz waves to achieve data-transmission speeds many times faster than 5G is likely to be capable of.

The satellite is meant to trial new technology expected to be many times faster than 5G.

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